December 10, 2012
Cebu Pacific is expanding its regional network from Cebu, with the launch of direct twice weekly flights to both Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok on December 8 and 9, 2013.
The airline will begin operating a Tuesday, Saturday service from Cebu to Kuala Lumpur leaving Cebu at 4:45 p.m., and arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 8:10 p.m. The return flight to Cebu will depart at 8:55 p.m. and will arrive at 12:20 a.m. the next day. On Dec. 9, 2012, It will launch its Thursday, Sunday service to Bangkok with flight departing Cebu at 4:50 p.m., and arriving Bangkok at 7:20 p.m. The return flight leaves Bangkok at 8:10 p.m. and arrives in Cebu at 12:40 a.m. the next day.
Cebu Pacific flies Seoul (Incheon), Pusan, Hong Kong and Singapore from Mactan Cebu Airport.
Meanwhile, Zest Air will start offering direct flights from its Cebu hub to Davao and Puerto Princesa in Palawan on Dec. 20, 2013 using Airbus 320 planes.